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when the news breaks out, we'll break in. in the meantime, let's look at the dow. we're down a little bit on the session, about, what, .2 of a point? not too bad. your world with neil cavuto coming up right now. just when you think you can't tape it, another ford tape. and this guy's polling better than our president, eh? maybe because toronto's not doing so bad, eh? and us, not so good. a health care law that's got us sick and a recovery that's got many of us thinking we were stoned, but attention shoppers, all of that is about to change. unfortunately, for the worse. eh? welcome, everyone, i'm neil ka
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veto. why should target shoppers have the fun? target workers are feeling sick, at least the part-time workers. the company yanking the health care coverage, because the health care law make it is so damn expensive. target is the latest to do this. john, good to have you back. the company argues that providing that it's for part-time worker, it's not worth it and it's gotten too costly to do. so these guys are on to the exchange. what do you think of this? >> you know, i just had a conversation with john capper recently that showed me a different side about what's going on right now that people just have their eyes open to. example. if you live in states like california, new york, many, many other states, where your state tax is 13%, 14% off whatever you make over $250,000, if you make more than that, if you take that and increase from 35% to 39%,
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and then you add on top of it obamacare, more than half the year for people with the american dream came true, they're paying that to the government. now, as john so well points out, and i agree, everyone that really needs -- that really needs health care, and doesn't want to sponge or be a free loader, deserves to be in our great nation, give them food, if they need it. so many are going on. many business people, small businesses with 12 people, that obamacare affects, people making more money are saying, wait a minute, if they raise our taxes to almost 40% with obamacare 44%, and then with state taxes, more than half of the year we're working for free, what's wrong with the government? when they went from 35% to 39-plus, why couldn't that handle it all? now, what are they doing in retaliation -- it's not retaliation, but what are they doing to offset if? john said, i'm delaying, even
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though it's not a swing, it's a slow upswing, by the way, instead of getting another car every four, five years, j.p., going an extra year. yes, i make more than $250,000, my american dream came true for me, but i'm offsetting in different ways. and business people, they say, wait a minute, this doesn't work out. and here's something people don't realize. when obamacare came into effect, the extra three-plus percent that only went to everyone's taxes, it went to capital gains. >> but the irony is, john, here's the irony, for those who are nowhere near that income threshold, they're getting screwed here, because for these companies and businesses that were providing benefits for part-time workers, which is something they didn't have to do, it was a real -- >> that's right. >> -- a prime denny, they're saying now it's just too cost prohibitive, that they have to -- it make it too -- now, the flip side is that these people haven't lost coverage. they're going to gain coverage under the new system.
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it probably won't be the same, and probably more expensive. so they are arguing with the administration, they've got nothing to complain about. but the reality is the companies that wanted to take this on their own and help workers out will be increasingly forced to just give it up, right? >> that is correct. and by the way, it does have an effect on everybody. and again, my conversation with john, he really pointed this out, he said, j.p., when we start cutting back on anything, even though we do so, we're delayed doing it, it affects everybody down, because people with regular jobs that have normal jobs, maybe their business isn't as good as it should be, so not as many as could be working are working. when people start cutting back on benefits, they're also cutting back on the amount of jobs that are available full time. so when you go to full time to part time, that affects everybody, so the company could exist. now, you can't really blame the companies in a big way, because they've got to look, also, at the people that invest money in their business. they're not paying 15% on
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dividends, they're paying 20 -- almost 24% on dividends now. >> but your argument is we're going to see more of this, more companies will do the target thing? >> yeah, unfortunately, we will. yeah, unfortunately, we will. there's an answer. the answer is if these guys could get together and just kind of adjust it a little bit and make something that works for all of america, everybody benefits. >> they're not doing that. >> i know they're not. >> they're not. john paul, very good points, they're just not doing it. john paul dejoria, thank you, my friend. administration could be admitting this entire thing is falling apart. kate rogers with the skinny on that. hi, kate. >> hi, neil. the obama administration seems to be admitting that things aren't running quite that smoothly for in a newly published document detailing why the department of health and human services chose accenture to fix the website said major fixes have to be fixed by mid-march, or it warns,
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it could put the ethe entire he industry at risk. as well as fixing the delivery errors from to insurers. the forms are important, because they tell insurers who's actually enrolled in plans. if the fixes aren't made by that date, the document says it will result in, quote, financial harm to the government, as the government could make erroneous payments to providers and insurers. since open enrollment period kicked off, 2.2 million people have enrolled, and we know every american has to have insurance by the end of this period on april 1st, or they're going to face the fine of $95 a year for failing to comply. i reached out to the centers for medicare and medicaid services to elaborate more on the concerns and issues, and this a statement, a cms spokes person said, we've accomplished a great deal but we still have much left to do. but experts say the task at hand here is great and time is really running out, neil. >> amazing.
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that they have a lot more to do is an understatement. >> reporter: kind of an understatement. >> kate rogers, thank you very much. >> reporter: thank you. in time running out to numbers running up, a record one in five americans, one in five, at least one in five households, are ev seeing food stamps. what's more, 100 million americans are receiving some form of food assistance. those who need the food assistance shouldn't be denied food assistance, but the numbers are out of control. gretchen, 100 million are getting some food assistance, one out of five getting food stamps? something isn't right here. >> something isn't right, and i think you can look to our economy for not being right. and what we see here is a symptom of a greater problem. we have an economy that is a weak, an economy that is failing to produce jobs. we've seen, you know, 20% increase of those households on food stamps. we've seen a 51% increase over the course of five years. and let's all remember what happened five years ago.
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we had the stimulus that went into effect. the stimulus that caused taxpayers $800 billion and was supposed to save the economy. and here we have a 35-year low labor participation rate and have record number of people on food stamps. i don't think it worked. >> now, i don't know what the math is they're using to get this, and i don't deny those who need assistance should get assistance, but have we gotten to a point -- >> reporter: agreed -- >> -- one out of three of us are getting food assistance and one out of five households are getting food stamps out right, this isn't just a bumpy recovery, this is the depression? >> reporter: yes, a depression. and creating a culture of dependency. what is the government going to do when it's $17 trillion in debt currently, and that debt continues to climb, and we can no longer borrow anymore and we can no longer feed the people dependent on the government? something has to give here. i think it shows the government needs to get out of the way and let an economy produce the jobs that it needs.
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we need more free market policies in place, so we can see those jobs come back instead of having, you know, the number of regulations up -- i mean, how many have we had over the course of the past four years? i think we're seeing a record number coming out of this administration. and we just need to see the government step back, step out of the way -- >> and what's more, those who are against this don't really pipe up too much about this, because they're afraid of looking like, you know (unintelligible), and i can understand the image part of it, and where people feel, well, i can't be opposed to food stamps. can you be opposed to taxpayers fooding an ever higher, and higher bill to support the food stamps? i think we get the argument backwards. >> reporter: yeah. and at some point, we're not going to be aible to feed anyone. we're not even going to be able to help those who need it most, because the government is going to spent itself way, way, way into a hole. >> and when we start creating these programs and sell them on the idea they are, in fact, stimulative, as we do with unemployment benefits, and we do
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with government support of any type, it's like we're trying to put a gloss on something that's a cancer, and that long term is going to eat away at our system and our taxpayer base. >> yes, absolutely. and, i mean, just in the report just before saying that if the government doesn't get this -- get the health care program worked out by mid-march, it puts the whole health care system, which makes over 17% of our gdp, it puts it at risk. it just shows you the government cannot get involved in the business of doing business, and it cannot solve societies problems. >> well, it is what it is right now, and it's a big worry. gretchen, thank you, as always. >> it is. add all of the problems up, and democrats could be in big trouble come november. how do you think this is falling out, though, pat? many democrats tell me on this very show, we'll give this whole health care thing a few months, things will sort out, look at the recovery, as bumpy as it is, it will sort out, and come november, a lot of the problems
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we're moaning about today will seem like rearview mirror stuff. what do you say? >> well, these people have been saying this forever. on the obamacare, since it passed, i'm one of the voices that said all along the american people were never going to accept this, was jammed down their throat. all of the news gets worse. it's not that the -- you know, the website didn't work. nothing in it is working right. the number of people who are not enrolled, young people. instead, we have more people on medicaid, in states, in some states, and we don't even know who's on this plan. and that report is jarring. it should be front-page news, but guess what, it isn't. because we have to have political denial rather than truth. it's why problems don't get solved. but the next big one's going to come if this -- if the numbers we're seeing are correct, and we'll see if the republican ds n grasp this idea, the issue of bailing out the insurance
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companies. the insurance companies' position on obamacare has been heads i win, tails i lose, and if you get people to sign up, we make money, if not, we get government subsidies. we're all paying for this, and it isn't working. what we saw yesterday and today with target, and what you just talked about at the top of the program, will be repeated over and over and over again in the thousands of examples. and these are real things affecting real people. so if you take that and you take an economy where in the gallup poll the other day for the first time if five years the plurality of people said the economy is worse than it was a year ago, this is not good news. you can keep promoting one end, but you can't keep the perceptions from being real. >> you mentioned how republicans, too, in the past have robbed defeat from the jaws of victory, and i wonder if on this insurance company, if it comes to reality, republicans would be in evous -- nervous
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about not doing it, because here's my point. if they were nervous about saying no to the banks because that would be kabluey, we're told, they had to rescue them, and they say no insurance companies, then you're telling the american people that kabluey on you, your insurance is going to go to pot. now, will they do that, and how will they reframe that? >> well, the question is, what you just pointed out, is if they do reframe -- first of all, too many take money from the insurance industry. we're in this pickle, because too many on both sides of the -- >> very true. >> -- are bought by the insurance industry. let's get this straight. they've been silent partners from the beginning and buying republicans not to attack obamacare all the way through, too. somebody's got to get up there and say, insurance, folks, you're pay for all of this, the insurance companies, the country didn't like the bailouts of banks. the republicans seem to feel like they have to support big business. when they start supporting main street, they're in a better position. >> very interesting. >> the real thing about the economy is, you know, i did a
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poll recently, 90% -- 90% grasp that number. 90% believe the economic policies of both parties have failed to produce real jobs and better wages. that is a middle ground. and the republicans, the challengers, ought to use it. >> patrick, great idea. thank you. in a warmer charleston, south carolina. >> it is. >> apparently, we are not the only country worried about security at the upcoming sochi olympic games. we've got lots of company. and vladimir putin, he has a lot of explaining to do. open to ambition. open to boldids. that's why n york has a new plan -- dozens of tax free zones all across the state. move here, expand here, or start a new business here and pay no taxes for ten years... we're new york. if there's something that creates more jobs, and ows more businesses... we're open to it. start a tax-free business at
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ahead of the olympic games, the terrorist threats keep mounting. it's getting kind of scary. a gun battle erupted as russian security forces kill a senior militant. of course, here in the united states, officials say they've gotten numerous messages containing terror threats.
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and now, the u.s. says it is ready to share anti-terror technology with russia in hopes of keeping everybody safe. easier said than done. eric says the threat of something bad happening in sochi, well, it's increasing by the day. now, i'm told, eric, when it comes to more security person l personnel, the countries like our own want to bring besides the 40 or 50 we've proposed -- that we want to send -- russia's saying no. why is that? >> well, look, neil, vladimir putin, number one, he's not friendly to america, and number two, this is a fiercely sovereign guy who sees russia as a superpower. he wants no outside interference. russia has some 40,000 security services there, neil. it's about a 1,500-mile security radius around sochi. he's not going to let america in. he's likely not going to share any intelligence, and, yes, president obama is offering intelligence sharing and some
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anti-terror help, but it's unlikely, neil, in my view that putin will take it. >> all right. let's say he doesn't take it. why are all these countries getting these warnings, and is it any different than prior olympics? >> i think it is different than prior olympics, neil, because there is a concrete islamic terror threat right now against russia. look, that northern caucuses region, chechnya, dagestan, everyone at home may remember the boston bombings back in april, native chechens, one of the bombers paid a visit in the months before the bombing to chechnya, to dagestan. these are al qaeda hotbeds, neil. they are part of the global jihad. i have to tell you while russia, putin is the main target of these chechen jihadists, they have also shown the ability to go global. we find them in places like syria, somalia, pakistan, which moons american and european athletes are also not safe if they decide to strike in sochi. >> all right. so the idea that they would look for maximum terror, but we're
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told by vladimir putin he has a ring around here with 30,000 troops, thousands of other security types. he says that nothing can happen in what is all but a lockdown. but then, i was thinking, through a prior conversation, eric, the terrorists were there long before the ring of soldiers came. so they're there already, right? >> neil, that is the problem. right now, we have three of the chechen black widows apparently on the ground inside sochi. these black widows are the wives, the widows of terrorists who russian security services killed. it's personal for them. they want revenge. apparently, they're on the ground in sochi. look, who knows how many terrorists -- potential terrorists are already on the ground in sochi, neil. they may have been laying the groundwork for two, three years, so putin wants to project strength, he has it under control. but what you have is terrorists who are hellbent on striking.
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putin hellbent on stopping, and we may see an explosion, no pun intended. >> eric, let's hope not. thank you. >> thank you, neil. congratulations to all of the plug-in car owner, the electric bill is soaring. and all because of these stupid temperatures tumbling. which means you've been punked, or should i say plugged? [ male announcer ] this is the story of the little room over the pizza place on chestnut street the modest first floor bedroom in tallinn, estonia and the southbound bus barreli down i-95.
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you know, everyone talks about netflix, a company, i mean, it's just been sizzling, out with some numbers after the close on trading that are just jaw-dropping. this was a stock given up for dead 18 months ago when it was starting a new pricing plan and everyone said, you know, you're killing customers, and they righted things, started house of cards, all of this other stuff,
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became an hbo-streaming sensation. the stock is up in after-hours trading an additional 50-plus bucks a share, closing in on $400 a share with earnings that handily beat the street, revenues, handily beat the street. you know, this is a stock, a company given up for dead. i imagine in the middle of earnings season when we're blitz blitzkrieg with earnings due jur -- du jour, and i've always said a dog can have a good hunt if it turns things around. many will argue, look, it's trading, what, 200 times earnings, and it's way past. but i only mention that to say that dog, whatever people were saying, 18 months ago, anything but. a year ago, $100 a share. as they say, now, closing in at 400. meanwhile, old snap, the cold snap is threatening to push
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power higher as americans crank up the heat to beat the heat. we're going to have more on the storm's hit to your wallet in a moment, but first, molly in hyannis, massachusetts. >> reporter: we're on main street in hyannis. if you look behind me, beautiful. we can see some pavement. the snow is tapered off, as the sun is setting this afternoon. the winds still getting some big gusts here. we've been watching that throughout the day. but finally, at least the snow has stopped and we can begin that cleanup and get the roads back to normal. but we are on winter street, and this street will hold its name, at least for a couple of more days, because it will be cold, not just today and into tonight, but into tomorrow and into the day after. we're expecting temperatures to be in the teens all throughout massachusetts and all the way up to the canadian border, really, we'll be seeing some frigid temperatures for a few more days to come. it's not quite over yet. still dangerous cold on the way. neil? >> thank you very much, molly. try to stay warm. in the meantime, energy
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watcher phil plant says this is a warm-up for higher heating prices. explain, phil. >> reporter: well, right now, today, natural gas prices on the futures exchange hit a two and a half year high, and if that seems high, neil, you should take a look at some of the cash prices around the country. east coast places, cash markets, hit record highs in new york and boston, and it's not just natural gas. you know, we have declared energy emergencies in almost 20 states right now because of shortages of propane and concerns about production. you put it all together, neil, and down the road, we'll be paying much higher prices for this winter, the winter that never ends. >> and that's something that's national, right? people think when fox and other networks obsessed with the weather, the snow, reports on it, hey, it's not affecting me. this is a case where it will. >> absolutely. and people now know that weather affects them. it affects them every time they go to work, the impact of not
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being able to get to work. but that's just part of the story. heating bills. the economy gets impacted, as well, neil. what's happening is a lot of factories right now have these interruptible energy contracts. they have agreements with many local governments that they will slow production or cut production, so that they can use natural gas and energy to heat homes. those contracts are getting hit in a big way, probably the most in over five years, and this is basically slowing productivity, because the manufacturers have to give way to the heaters, which is top priority right now, and that becomes a problem. the other concern is transportation of fuels right now. we're starting to realize with this cold winter that the infrastructure to get our new abundance of natural gas and oil to places isn't sufficient. and this is going to be a debate, who's going to pay for this infrastructure? will it be the natural gas producers, the pipeline operators, or the energy generators? but the one thing we're learning
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from this winter, there's going to have to be major investment in the future to stop these price whacks happening especially where we can't get the fuel. >> phil, thank you. >> thank you. maybe it's just me, but i always thought -- let's look at this, tim geithner, kind of looked like joe pesci, from a distance, work with me. now, mob-like strong-arm tactics that might be coming back. to prove it. your eyes really are unique.
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all right. weird. the s&p downgrade, and then the investigation, and back in 2011, we questioned the timing. i just find the timing curious, i'll leave it at that. >> well, you know, they say, if they bring a knife, you bring a gun. that's the chicago way. >> so it does make you wonder about the timing, even though they had said just as investigators apparently tell me, "the new york times," oh, no, this has been in the works for months. charlie, i know you and i chatted about this previously, and i find the timing weird. >> the timing of the leak is weird. >> is the government using the heavy-handed thug power to strike back at critics, and the answer is yes. >> this is retribution. by the way -- >> the white house had control of that particular tape. [ laughter ] i'm kidding. i'm kidding. anyway, there is a new court filing stating that tim geithner
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after the 2011 decision to downgrade the u.s. credit rating that there would be a response. that could be read a variety of ways. mr. geithner's denying it. charlie isn't entirely buying it, but it goes like this, why were moody's and fitch investors, two other ratings agencies, the dow, the same type generous rating of risky securities, before the meltdown, why weren't they fingered -- >> you know, i think we're trying to look for white hats and black hats, you kind of want them both to kill each other. the government created the financial crisis, along with s&p, and now the government is going after s&p. and i think you make a valid point. i did a whole book about this. there are some damaging e-mails on moody's part, but how they would rate a cow coming through the door, i think that was one of the e-malts. some of the e-mails out of s&p were pretty bad. if you're going to say net-net, this is not how justice should be done, net-net, the e-mails, the evidence, the civil case on
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the s&p, is a little worse than the moody's -- >> let me preface this, for people not up on this. the companies all did the same thing, assigning generous grades to debt that was really crap, right? >> overly -- like aaa. >> right. and in retrospect, people bought that thinking they were buying did. >> and why did they -- >> and they were buying junk. >> why did they put the triple-as on the bonds. they paid the rating agencies biggest fees. huge incentive for them to do it. >> so they all did it in that respect. >> yes. >> to varying degrees, you're quite right. s&p is the only one of the ratings agencies that downgrades debt and a big deal. >> yeah, huge. >> and i said at the time, i said, now that more than smells funny. >> what the government should do here, to clear things up, and they should clear things up, because it's not just us talking about it, everybody is talking about it being retribution. >> well, the quote with macgraw -- >> that happens all the time. >> i understand. but it does sound like tony
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soprano -- you could get in an accident. >> i hate to say, mario cuomo, sony soprano in the same breath, mario cuomo, tough conversations with -- >> do you read that one as a threat? >> the problem is, mario cuomo does not have a prosecutorial arm to go after these in a direct way. the u.s. government does. >> so tim geithner is in a position -- >> well, he doesn't run the justice department, but his boss does. this was a black-eye for president obama. president obama is very close to eric holder. the onus is on the federal government, the obama administration, just to tell us what was material different -- different from s&p's behavior thand moody's? i can go through the e-mails -- >> can you finally see the resemblance between tim geithner and joe pesci? yes or no? >> which joe pesci? from the "jfk" movie? >> no. >> or the -- oh, the "good
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fellows." >> you're a disgrace to our people. >> i'm more scared of joe pesci. >> you're a disgrace to our people. he's the best there is. in the meantime, all of the fancy car gadgets? well, they gotcha. and after you hear what i'm about to tell you, it's going to bring out the lawyer in you.
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all right. well, you asked for it, and you got it. but now, the folks at aaa say you might regret it, because all of those hot new technology gadgets right at your finger tips when you drive, well, they also help the folks who made them monitor you every mile you drive. is that enough to drive you nuts? it does these lawyers, at least one of them, who says we put the brakes on all of this. with me is lisa and remy. is this too much. >> no, aaa has it right, saying consumers should have a reasonable expectation of
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privacy, they should have transparency when they buy a car what information is being shared with the government, with third parties. >> what are the gadgets doing? >> a lot of the cars with navigation systems, and they give us directions and through gps technology it tracks our whereabouts, or it can. so these vehicle manufacturers have the ability to share that information, where we go, how we use our vehicles, and why, with third parties such as the government, marketers, and to that extent, it is a violation, aaa says, of our privacy rights. so what aaa is asking for is for vehicle manufacturers to allow the consumer, you and i, to make a knowing decision before we use this. we should know what's happening with our information -- >> most would be okay, or would they? >> well, you know what, we already make the decision. there already is legislation out there that says that we have to opt in. so when you buy your car, when you pay for the lease, when you sign up to finance your car,
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then you're opting in to this service that they can share your information, they can -- >> are you really? like in the fine -- >> it's in the fine print, believe it or not. >> so we can share information with people? >> they can share your information, because they are attached to a financial services company. it's the graham -- the graham-leech-bliley act, gave financial service companies this authority. they have to get your permission in order to give you the car. they share it with contractors, similar to a hospital. sometimes they sublet -- >> what is aaa asking for, more black and white? >> three things. transparency. choice. and security. if they have access to this information, if it's in the fine print, we should know what it is we're give them access to. and we should have the right to opt out of it if we want to, and not lose our ability to use the technology -- >> see, i always wondered why my car dealership was sending me coupons to mcdonald's. they must have realized that i stop a lot at mcdonald's -- but, but, you're saying it goes
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further than that, right? >> yeah. there's a real danger, we know, that hackers can get our credit information, just look at the big target scandal, and the neiman marcus -- >> this could happen anywhere. >> that's right. it's happening, it can happen. we need to make sure if they're going to have access to this information, they've got to keep it secure. you know -- >> but they can't do that. most people will live in the end with the conveniences. >> well, i think that's right. look, when you sign on and you want to use maps or directions, you give them the authority to know exactly where you are. i mean, we are saying, "okay, track me, so you can tell me where to go." so we're asking for the service. so in the same voice, can we then say, okay, but protect me from myself? you can't. you're opting in, and you are saying, i want the service -- we were just talking about it, i love my navigation system. i opt in -- >> i love my navigation service, as well. >> you strike me as someone, i don't want a radio, i don't want anything. >> it was interesting, last year, congress issued an audit of the ten biggest service
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providers, all of them shared the information with other parties. >> all right. >> nearly all of them. didn't even let the consumers know. >> yeah, well, all right, ladies. thank you. all of the chris christie haters, remember yesterday on this show, what home depot found, what i asked with the 2x4? >> you only tackle the guy that's got the ball. this guy right now is a threat to the democratic party, and, by the way, also, neil, to the media. >> apparently when ken was going on that tear, a lot of u were tearing him through your tweets. lots of tweets. lots of very colorful tweets. lots of tweets so foul i can't even repeat them tweets, i'll leave it at that. the fallout from when billionaire bust out. after this.
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do you think he's a bully? >> not at all.
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i think he's bold, neil. i think -- >> what's the difference? what's the difference? >> what's the difference? a bully is somebody who beats up on harmless, defenseless people. a bold guy says to a reporter, "that's a stupid question." >> you stuck by chris christie when a lot of people were peeling off, and very early on -- >> i don't know of anybody peeling off -- >> well, you know, you have an attitude going, ken, i don't know what's happened here. has he told you, unequivocally, ken, he will run for president. >> no! >> that means you're holding out on rand paul and ted cruz -- >> what do you mean holding out? >> why don't you call me a charming, warm, fuzzy guy, huh? >> i can't lie, ken. all right. all fun aside, do not call him a billionaire, but do call him a chris christie friend, and one that's had enough with the chris christie fuss. he says much ado about nothing. but let's say the home depot co-founder found you talking and
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tweeting, based on ken langone, i would vote for him. give in to thuggery? of course, support him. he needs a mental evaluation. i don't know who he's talking when. all of that and now this. ken cuccinelli calling on christie to step down as head of the republican governors association. crystal wright agrees, fellow republican cord does not. why do you agree? >> i agree because remember when last summer when christie spoke at the rnc convention, he said i'm a better republican than anybody else, i want to restore authority and courage to the party. i want us to win again. fast forward now, chris christie has more scandals surrounding -- well, just as many scandals around him as gnats really, and it's a conflict of interest, because his job as head of the republican governors association
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is to, what, go out there, help folks fund raise and elect and re-elect republican governors, but -- >> crystal, i couldn't disagree with you more. cuccinelli -- hold on, cuccinelli should have kept why. he is playing into the hands of dmths. they only want chris christie off the playing field in 2016. they want him off the playing field in 2014. we have 22 governor seats we have to defend. who else can raise $100 million to do this? this is about fund-raising. democrats know it, and they want him out of the rga, and ken kutchcuccinelli is airing the d laundry that we don't need. >> wouldn't to be deemed just as inflexible for someone like ken langone to say i won't entertain anyone but christie. if cruz or rand paul, i would never vote for them? isn't that the very inflexibility that you loathe? >> absolutely not, because tim langone didn't just lose the
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virginia governor's race and is trying to throw sour grapes out -- >> to be fair, he's not the only one saying he's a little uncomfortable. >> i agree with you, but we have to play defense in 22 governors' races. that's where we're most vulnerable in 2014. if you're rick scott or tom snyder, who do you want to put your political life in the hands of? the atm machine, chris christie. >> no, i'm not so sure chris christie is still the atm machine. the fact of the matter is, as he continues to go out there, it becomes more about his controversy than raising money for candidates like governor rick scott. i just think you're wrong. you're fundamentally wrong here. >> crystal, the bottom line is chris christie is one of the most popular -- >> he was. >> among the republican donor class. and until that relationship is sullied, he should remain the red of the rga because he gives us the best chance to win in
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2014. >> rand paul is pulling in lots of money right now. senator rand paul -- >> he's not a governor. >> i know, but he's pulling in lots of money. people want him at fund-raisers. if it's not about chris chrissee, if he's really concerned with us making sure the governor's houses are packed with republicans, he'll step down from the rga, do the good work in new jersey and run for the presidency. >> let's say he steps down from the rga. there are only seven governors not up for re-election in tw201. which one of the other six can raise that kind of money? bobby jindal is done, rick perry is done. >> suzanna martinez would be great. >> she is up for re-election. you missed the point. >> all right, guys. i beg you to stop because if the party food fight, that's fine, democrats are having their own, by the way, but we'll see how it sorts out. in the meantime, i don't think
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estimate the power of a slight. ignoring someone at a restaurant or not returning someone's call or not looking into your boss' eyes when they talk to you. they have all come up as very damning don'ts. i have seen for myself in the last week. a ceo friend of mine who was miffed at an employee he had to reprimand ignored him at a restaurant a few days later. he said, i thought it was beyond childleish and i can't look at him. still, another colleague said her biggest pet peeve is people who don't return her calls. or the job applicant ultimately
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denied the position not because he wasn't qualified, but during the interview, he never looked in the interview's eyes, not once. i was that interviewer, but don't think me a jerk, because if i am, i have a lot of company. contrary to what you might have heard, life really is defined not by how we handle the big things, but whether we get the little things, like a firm hand shake, returning a call, doing what you say you're going to do, and yes, yes, looking into someone's eyes as they're talking to you. now, i tend to think in this very ultracompetitive business world in which we live, most of us share the same qualifications. most of us work hard, most of us do our homework. where some slip up is missing the everyday life work, too busy climbing that we forget we're judged by our very being. impressions count. some say this is very unfair. i say such is life.
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forgetting that little stuff matters misses the things i think define life, because nearing the end of life, ask yourself this. few of us will recall how worldly a colleague or family member was, right, but we will remember how kind they were, how responsive they were, how real they were. we will remember the person who called out of the blue just to check up, or the worker with the ridiculously positive attitude who got the assignment done early and with a smile. they say we are defined by the company we keep. but what's left out is who makes up that company we keep longer. usually, people who make us happy and make us fulfilled. there are no ivy league degrees for this kind of stuff. in fact, i have known many with ivy league degrees who don't even get this stuff. that doesn't mean that schmucks don't get ahead in life. it means they never get life. or what we ultimately remember as the stand-out moments, and people in our lives. those who smile and meant it.
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work very hard, and their work proved it. cared much and their passion showed it. not indifferent, just different. my attitude, i say drop the attitude. i tell my kids all the time life is short, guys, go long. aim for big things, but remember the little things. or as my italian dad used to say, stay humble because the folks you're passing on the ladder of life are the same ones you're going to bump into as you start coming down. and boy, oh, boy, are they going to remember if you stepped on them going up. count on it. all right, something i was alerted to during the break. is saying now the department of homeland security is saying these terror threats that a number of nations have referred to, they say they were put on by a hoax. that it's not so, that there is no upcoming palpable threat they can think of ahead of the sochi
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olympics in a couple weeks, so that threat that a lot of the nations are acting on right now, they say it's a hoax. i guess they can take a chill pill. we'll see what the nations say. we'll see you tonight at 8:00 on fbn. hello everyone. i'm andrea tantaros along with bob beckel, dana perino, greg gutfield, and eric bolling. it's 5:00 in new york city, and this is "the five." well, tonight, liberals ratchet up their offensive rhetoric against the gop. developments on two new cases of extreme intolerance from the far left. the governor of new york actually admitted out loud there's no place for politicians with conservative beliefs in his state of new york. reaction from glen beck last night on the kelly file. >> if we can't live in the same state and work in the same state, what do we have? we have to decide, can we live with people of different points of


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